We require an HCPC Registered, Qualified Social Worker for a new vacancy which has arisen in the Adults Care team in Lambeth.
The successful candidate will have excellent UK experience working with vulnerable people in need of care assessment.
We are looking for an adaptable and flexible social worker with a high tenacity and ability to see things through.
Good work ethic with an ability to work well under her own initiative and pressure.
Creative in achieving goals and with a great ability to think on their own feet and make fast decisions.
To manage a caseload which includes vulnerable users and / or those with complex problems, taking action where necessary to protect the users and others in emergency situations.
To make appropriate assessments of individual’s social care needs, within specified time limits and in collaboration with health and other relevant agencies, taking into consideration the wishes of individuals and their carers.
To plan relevant responses to meet individual needs in collaboration with relatives, carers, advocates and representatives, and in consultation with health and other agencies.
To secure the delivery, within the financial resources available, of services to meet assessed needs.
To maintain an effective system for co-ordinating, monitoring and reviewing care plans and service standards; to identify gaps in services and to advise the Line Manager accordingly.
To maintain a range of costed resource information accessible to users, carers and other colleagues.